Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
183 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Suggest treatment for wheezing and cough

Hi I have had a chesty cough for 5 days now, coughing up green phlegm, it is however much looser, I was weezy but last night and today the weezing has eased. However I seem to be very hoarse and losing my voice, my throat was sore 4 days ago and had a lot of nasal congestion. This has all gone, but losing my voice. Have you any advice as I am a teacher and rather need to use my voice,

Thanks

Andrea
Wed, 24 Feb 2016
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Pulmonologist 's  Response
Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic.
I can understand your concern.
In my opinion, you are mostly having post infectious bronchitis.
It is common after viral upper respiratory tract infection (URTI).
You will improve with with following steps.
1. Avoid oily and spicy food. Avoid junk food.
2. Do warm water gargles 5-6 times a day.
3. Combination of antihistamine and anti inflammatory drugs is also beneficial.
4. Inhaled bronchodilators and inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) are also needed for wheezing.
Don't worry, you will be alright. Consult your doctor and discuss all these.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

I am on the last day of a 10-day antibiotic. My cough doesn t allow me to sleep longer than an hour or two. When I inhale or exhale deeply there is...

Recent questions on  Dysphonia

doctor1 MD

i am A 23 yr old female. i have had a hoarse voice for over a month now (not so significantly hoarse that its hard to hear me, but enough that my...

doctor1 MD

I am a 58 year old woman. 159cm tall. 84kgs. have had hoarse voice for 5 weeks. 5 weeks ago was prescribed Augmentin and cough medicine. Sore...

doctor1 MD

My friend just got out of the hospital, he was being treated for pneumonia and asthma. His complaints include the feeling of being choked, phlegm...

doctor1 MD

Have had body ache, back hurts, nausea, diaherria, not eating much, headache, hurts to wear my glasses, sore throat, coughing up brown stuff,...

doctor1 MD

Can iron deficiency cause a chronic low grade sore throat? I have been told LPR, allergies and muscle dysphonia ..treated them all with no budge....

doctor1 MD

Hello, I was wondering who I would ask about Epstein Bar Virus. I recently had a test that said the following. EBV VCA IgG reactive EVB EA igG...

doctor1 MD

I have done everything. I have a speech problem, dysphonia , I'm told. Still gotten worse over 2 years. Had 2 MRIs a brain scan been to an EMT had...